As the protection of both patents and brands becomes more and more important, the need for experts with competence in both law and business is growing exponentially. If you really want an advantage on the job market and you envisage yourself as the intellectual property expert of tomorrow, this is the programme for you.
The programme offers an international atmosphere of a high academic standard. It provides you with outstanding networks for the future and a wide range of career opportunities. As the only Finnish university in the Office of Harmonization for Internal Market (OHIM) University Network, our programme offers an unique opportunity to network with students from other European elite institutions as well as supervisors from OHIM, which administrates European trademarks and design registration.
Our graduates are equipped with:
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European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.)
Since university education in Finland is funded by the State through the Ministry of Education and Culture, students enrolled in a regular degree programme at Hanken pay no tuition fees. The students must however pay an annual student union membership fee of approximately EUR 100.
Of the 120 credits, 90 are programme-bound, 24 are electives, and six are in languages.
The Master’s Degree Programme in Intellectual Property Law is a two-year full time programme. Of the 120 credits, 90 ECTS are programme-bound, 24 ECTS are electives, and 6 ECTS are compulsory language course(s). In addition to the compulsory courses, the programme allows for a wide range of elective courses in, for example, law, finance, marketing, business administration, and accounting. We help you combine the best of both worlds, building a meaningful, individual programme to suit your future career goals.
The Graduate Management Admission Test® (GMAT®) is a standardised exam, delivered in English, used in admissions for thousands of business masters programmes globally. By taking this test you can show your suitability for this programme. The GMAT exam has been shown to be a valid predictor of academic performance in MBA and other business masters programmes.More information
The basic admissions requirements for applying to a Master's Degree Programme at Hanken are:
All applicants also need to submit the required enclosures and follow the application process in order for their application to be processed.
International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to universities in Finland when:
No work experience is required.
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